THE PACE CHRONICLE

Pace returns with different learning modalities for classes

Pace will be opening their campus back-up for the Fall, but there will be new regulations and requirements to protect the safety and health of all students, staff and faculty.

Katie Walsh, Managing Editor

July 2, 2020

Pace university may be reopening their doors for on-campus interactions. However, with the social distancing requirements, capacity limitations and CDC recommendations, not all classes will remain in the classroom. Over the past two weeks, Faculty and administrative staff have determined which of t...

COVID-19 task force explains social distancing on campus in Staff/Faculty community briefing

Katie Walsh, Managing Editor

June 25, 2020

Fall Enrollment and Budget update Currently, Fall enrollment is better than expected. Undergraduate deposits are down 2% and have actually increased on the Pleasantville campus. Graduate students enrollment is significantly down. The main reason for this is the lack of international students. ...

The results are in: The Chronicle Fall 2020 Student Survey results indicate how Setters truly feel

With the COVID-19 regulations, classes in the fall will likely be a mix of all three of these options.

Katie Walsh, Managing Editor

June 24, 2020

While universities are trying to figure out how to hold campus classes while also following CDC and state guidelines, Pace announced the adjustment of the academic calendar to maximize dorm use, minimize semester length and minimize travel away from campus. The official statement regarding the calendar changes was published on the Pace w...

Pace to start semester August 24th, Residential Move-in will begin August 14th

Pace will be opening their campus back-up for the Fall, but there will be new regulations and requirements to protect the safety and health of all students, staff and faculty.

Katie Walsh, Managing Editor

June 22, 2020

Pace University has officially announced the change of dates to the fall semester. The semester will begin August 24th and end December 6th. Students will leave campus for Thanksgiving break and final exams will be done remotely from November 30th to December 5th. The calendar changes do not allow for...

Faculty Council explores COVID-19 impacts

The Faculty Handbook is a guiding document that faculty looks upon to ensure they are being granted fairness amongst all aspects of the university.

Katie Walsh, Managing Editor

June 13, 2020

COVID-19 has served as a stem for unforeseen circumstances. This was no exception as the Faculty Council Meeting for both the NYC and PLV campus held their first ever joint faculty council meeting during the summer. The meeting addressed areas of impact taking place on the university due to COVID-19....

Pace hosts Zoom meeting with Students and Parents

Pace hosted the first zoom informational session regarding how the university will be handling COVID-19 in the fall.

Katie Walsh, Managing Editor

June 11, 2020

Pace hosted the first Zoom Meeting regarding plans for the fall with Parents and Students on Thursday June 10th. Although, definitive answers were not available as the university is still waiting for guidelines and approval from New York State; Here are some key takeaways:  Pace plans to resume ...

Pace considering early start to the semester

Pace may be turning on the lights for campus start earlier than expected.

Katie Walsh, Managing Editor

May 27, 2020

The dynamic of the fall semester still remains in question, but the university is planning for various scenarios.  In a recent email sent from the President and the Provost's office, they mentioned a possible change in the fall semester dates.  The email stated “we may start the semester earlier than planned.”  Pace did not...

Ithaca College first of NY schools to announce delayed start for Fall

Aerial view of Ithaca College.

Katie Walsh, Managing Editor

May 18, 2020

Ithaca College announced earlier today that they plan on delaying the start of the fall semester until Oct. 5th, 2020. The President of the College, Shirley Collado, stated "in coming to the decision to open the fall semester on October 5, the senior leadership team and I listened to and collabora...

Spring move out scheduled to continue today

Students will be permitted four hour time slots to complete spring move out. Other options are available for students who cannot make it to campus.

Christina Bubba, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2020

Spring move out was postponed as a result of the NY state PAUSE, but resumes again today, May 15, as the executive order was lifted. Students who vacated campus as a COVID-19 precaution and left personal items in their resident hall have the option to sign up for a four hour time slot to retrieve...

What can Pace residents expect come fall?

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, Pace continues to monitor the best course of action to take come fall.

Emily Teixeira, Contributing Writer

May 11, 2020

Pace plans to reopen the Pleasantville campus this fall according to the Director of Residential Life, Alerie Tirsch and the Assistant Vice President for Facilities and Capitol Projects, Aisha Moyla. However, they are also in the process of setting up contingency plans in the event that that is not possible. In...

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